Alumni

After a year as the voice of M83, Kaela Sinclair is poised for solo success
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Singer-songwriter-keyboardist Kaela Sinclair was working on her second album and teaching vocal lessons in Texas when she saw the tweet. It was February 2016 and Anthony Gonzalez, the mastermind of French synth-pop group M83, was looking for a new female singer and keyboardist to join his band for their upcoming world tour. Before she knew it, Sinclair's friends were urging her to apply.

"I thought that because I wasn't in L.A. and wasn't in New York, it wasn't something that would...

RetailMeNot appoints UNT alumnus as a senior vice president
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Mon, Nov 6, 2017 - 1:06pm

RetailMeNot, Inc., a leading digital savings destination connecting consumers with retailers, restaurants and brands, both online and in-store (www.retailmenot.com/corp), announced the appointment of John Adcock as senior vice president, people, effective November 6, 2017. In this role, John will lead the full spectrum of human resource functions including the global workforce strategy, culture and engagement, talent acquisition and development, compensation and benefits, and training and development.

"At RetailMeNot, we believe that our people...

Famous UNT alum has high hopes for football program
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The University of North Texas’ most famous alum has high hopes for the football program.

“My expectations for North Texas is to put some mean in the green,” said North Texas alum and pro football Hall of Famer Joe Greene recently to CBS11 Sports.

And no one knows “mean” better than “Mean Joe” Greene.

North Texas is counting on second-year head coach Seth Littrell to put the “mean” back in the “Mean Green.”

“It’s our core values, selfless, tough and discipline. It’s what we go buy everyday and it’s been in style ever since Coach Littrell came,” said running back Jeffrey Wilson.

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UNT to honor Tulsa graduate Don Millican
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The University of North Texas Alumni Association will honor graduate Don Millican of Tulsa as part of its 2017 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awards dinner Nov. 9.

Millican will receive the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award for his service and dedication to the UNT community. Millican is a CPA and CFO for George B. Kaiser and is a retired partner with Ernst & Young who spends as much time as he can championing UNT’s accounting program.

He and his wife established the Don and Donna Millican Endowed Chair in Accounting, which attracts nationally recognized scholars to UNT’s accounting department, and he is a...

UNT alumnus latest exhibit follows one family's life
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The Lost Pines Art League is proud to present an educational and uplifting photography show about the exhibition The Upshaws of County Line follows one family from everyday events, such as a game of dominos, to important milestones such as births and funerals.

But what makes the Upshaws unique is where they lived - County Line, a freedom colony in East Texas formed in the 1870s by newly freed slaves on land that they owned.

The photographs, taken by University of North Texas alumnus Richard Orton, will be...